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Meeting in America’s Most Educated City

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC is the most educated city in the U.S. It also happens to be a great place to host education-related meetings. With its educated workforce, commitment to lifelong learning, policymakers and industry associations, the DC region is booming with...

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CityCenterDC Spread across 10 acres downtown near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, CityCenterDC features a wealth of retail and dining options. Shops include Burberry, kate spade new york and Louis Vuitton, while restaurants like Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, DBGB Kitchen &...

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A Culinary Destination

Michelin Guide One of the world’s oldest and most trusted culinary guidebooks has shined its light on the nation’s capital, as the city received a Michelin Guide to its restaurants in October 2016, becoming only the 4th destination in North America with the prestigious guide. The city’s eclectic...

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Hotels Coming Soon

The Pod Hotel – Winter 2016 245-room hotel in Penn Quarter Value pricing Two-level restaurant • • • The LINE – Spring 2017 220-room hotel in Adams Morgan Restaurants from award-winning chefs Erik Bruner-Yang & Spike Gjerde Indoor pool, sauna, steam room and event space • • • L’Enfant Plaza...

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13 Unique Venues for Your Meeting in Washington, DC

The District is home to more than 130 hotel properties , most of which feature meeting space. If location is important to your group, check out the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC , the only property directly connected to the convention center. Or, if you prefer to meet among embassies and art...

Dinner Event at Washington National Cathedral - Unique Meeting Venue in Washington, DC
Where to Eat Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is one of the top meetings venues in the nation’s capital. Fortunately for conventioneers, it also happens to be surrounded by one of the city’s fastest growing restaurant scenes . We’ve compiled some of the top dining hot spots in the neighborhood below...

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Why Washington, DC?

There are hundreds of reasons why Washington, DC is an ideal destination. Here are just 10 to inspire your next gathering right here.

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5 Social Media Tips for Convention Attendees in Washington, DC

Between the national landmarks, the award-winning dining scene and the vibrant mix of national and international cultures, DC is an exciting and unique meetings destination! With so much to see and do, here’s how to stay tuned in on social media so you don’t miss a thing:

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Knowledge Hub Industry Press Coverage

Matt Swenson of Connect features Washington, DC’s assets in the technology space as well as city developments and updates. Connect, Aug. 7, 2017 : Washington, DC: An Innovation Capital Greg Oates of Skift highlights DC in a report on “Inclusive Innovation,” and references Destination DC’s white...

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Medical Meetings Advantage

There’s no better place to host a medical convention than in Washington, DC – where 40 percent of all meetings and conventions in the city are medical-related. Medical thought-leaders, decision makers, stakeholders and potential delegates comprise the industry landscape in Washington, DC, while...

Medical Meetings Advantage - Medical Meetings and Conventions in Washington, DC